Youth Engaged in Wetlands

WWN supports Youth Engaged in Wetlands (YEW). Their Network Lead, Elise Allely, sits on WWN’s committee as Youth representative. They have made a big splash in a short period of time; founded in 2017, we worked together at Ramsar COP13 in Dubai in October 2018, and subsequently to build their capacity. Immediately they delivered a closing statement to the Ramsar COP13.

  • A woman delivers a speech to the Ramsar COP13 plenary
  • Youth at Ramsar
  • A diverse group of smiling young people face the camera at COP13
  • Youth visit to Ramsar, 4 men and 2 women pose
  • Two women pose at COP13
  • Three men smile towards the camera
  • The three young people attending the meeting
  • Logo saying YEW, Youth Engaged in Wetlands